Microbiology & Infectious Diseases


Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices on Human Papilloma Virus amongst Females in Developing Countries

Pichainarongk S, Bidaisee S.

This review will critique various literature pertaining to the knowledge, attitude, and practices on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) amongst participants in certain developing countries. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection, which also leads to about 99% of cervical cancer cases in women [1]. This paper will explore studies conducted in developing countries on the Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices (KAP) towards human papillomavirus. A knowledge, attitude, and practices survey seeks to determine a target population’s perception towards a particular issue [2]. By critiquing these articles, I hope to show the knowledge gap with respect to HPV and eventually develop an intervention plan in the future to address these issues.

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